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Unique and Private Historic Home Surrounded by a Beautiful Desert Preserve

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Charming, private and secluded, New Patio Entry to this Historic Ranch Home

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Last updated: 05/14/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Your historic home built from rocks is beautiful inside and out. The special feeling from the home and surrounding area is the only property in Palm Springs with a retreat feeling. You can check in and never have the desire to leave. We can make all arrangements for total privacy. The Palm Canyon and Henderson Hiking Trails are steps away for hiking and horseback riding. The Palm Canyon Wash is a great for riding a mountain bike. The Indian Canyons Golf Resort and the Famous Indian Canyons - unique to the world are a stone throw away.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • A perfect retreat for anyone and everyone. Looking forward to your stay....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The Rock House at Happy Canyon Ranch is on the mountain with 360 degree mountain and city lights views. Your private oasis in the wind free South End of PS. Total privacy & a perfect couples retreat...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    2 at Breakfast Nook 2-4 in Living Room 2-4 on Outdoor Patio 2-6 in Courtyard with Firepit...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace:

    Candle Lit Fireplace inside. Firepit provided on the patio...moreless

  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked with everything you need....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equiped kitchen - if you need something I am :5 minutes away and will deliver....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee, Oils, Spices, Salt/Pepper...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Small 3.2 cubic feet - has small freezer on top. An ice maker is provided. Can provide a wine refrigator is needed....moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric cooktop and oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The patio is very large and functional with a firepit for your evenings....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Q 1200 Portable Tabletop Propane Gas Grill in Purple...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$125
$700 $2,000
Fall
Oct 1 - Jan 15, 2016
2 night min stay
$150
$875 $3,000
High Winter Rates
Jan 16 - Apr 4, 2016
2 night min stay
$175
$1,000 $4,000
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150
$875 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Thank you for your business. Happy Canyon Ranch is a very special place. Enjoy!


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/14/2015
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Location

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8 Miles
Nearest Airport
PSP Palm Springs International Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Many night spots and bars
Araby
Nearest Ferry
N/A
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Indian Canyons Golf Resorts
20 Miles
Nearest Train
North Palm Springs
16 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 10
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
My favorite is Spencer's at the Tennis Club
130 Miles
Nearest Ski
Big Bear Mountain
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
ACE Hotel Beach Club and many Palm Springs Pools

Car: Recommended

Your rock house at Happy Canyon Ranch is the best get-a-way with hiking and mountain biking out your front door.

This historic site was built between 1929 to 1932 and will be your totally private oasis. The famous Indian Canyons and the Indian Canyon's Golf Resort featuring 36 holes of golf is just up the Palm Canyon Wash from your private residence. Here is a link to Palm Springs Life Magazine May 2013 Issue about our wonderful neighborhood -

The rock house at Happy Canyon Ranch is the perfect place to unwind and have total privacy.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Planning Corporate Events and Locations for filming I have lived in Palm Springs for over 37 years as Destination Services, Locations & Events. I know the community and my children and I are very involved. We live in the Araby Cove neighborhood and the Rock House at Happy Canyon Ranch is the best of the best. All guests want to come back again and again to relax and connect.

Why the Owner Chose Araby:
Enjoy life at an awesome and perfect, totally private retreat for two people to enjoy life at every moment. The Rock House at Happy Canyon Ranch provides everything including Hiking, biking, walking on property. The uniqueness of this historic rock house will be your finest intimate vacation. Small elegant and beautiful and romantic with a huge fireplace and everything you need to just stay home. Venture outdoors to a 350 foot patio with fire ring and tables to view 360 degrees of natural nature. The lower courtyard has a fire pit and is built to the 1932 rock grandeur. This home promises to be the perfect place for you and yours.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The most private, exclusive, mountainside estate situated on a 20 acre preserve surrounding your private home and oasis. Hiking trails just South of Happy Canyon Ranch. You can bring or board horses on property or can make arrangements with our local stable nearby. Vacation the way you want to and leave the rest up to us. Yes we can, Yes we do and Yes we will make your special time very, very special. Once in a lifetime personal event is our business and we will deliver.


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Photos

  • Charming, private and secluded, New Patio Entry to this Historic Ranch Home

    Charming, private and secluded, New Patio Entry to this Historic Ranch Home

  • Back Door into Kitchen

    Back Door into Kitchen

  • West to North Views on Happy Canyon Ranch

    West to North Views on Happy Canyon Ranch

  • Dinner Bell - Formerly a Wagon Wheel near property entry gate.

    Dinner Bell - Formerly a Wagon Wheel near property entry gate.

  • Courtyard to Home - Just the best place to stay in Palm Springs - Thank you.

    Courtyard to Home - Just the best place to stay in Palm Springs - Thank you.

  • Kitchen with white Italian dishes, pots& pans, silverware, refrigator, microwave

    Kitchen with white Italian dishes, pots& pans, silverware, refrigator, microwave

  • Upper Patio Table for 4

    Upper Patio Table for 4

  • Olympic Size Historic Swimming Pool Great with a blanket for stargazing.

    Olympic Size Historic Swimming Pool Great with a blanket for stargazing.

  • Breathtaking Views

    Breathtaking Views

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/14/2015
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